Animalista Untamed put together a great blog post I am sure you will all enjoy to read:
Futurology says you really can have too many bees!
Even the most indifferent to environmental issues and our native flora and fauna would have to be blind and deaf not to have registered the torrent of bad news about the dramatic and worrying decline in bee population numbers over the last few years.
So how could you possibly have too many bees?
We know of course that bee colonies are trucked all over the USA to pollinate crops as each comes into flower each year.
But until I came to write this post, I for one was completely unaware that right now millions of bees are being shipped around the globe to work their pollination magic. Here in the UK it seems we import 40,000-50,000 colonies each year. And global bee commerce continues to expand.
This is a problem for at least two reasons:
- The colonies – provided by a…
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